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Microsoft books cover a wide range of applications and tools, as can be expected of a company of its size and maturity. Microsoft also publish their own books under the Microsoft Press label. There have been many excellent books written about Microsoft Business Intelligence tools. We have drawn on our collective experience of working in this industry to draw up our list of the Best Microsoft Books 2017.
The Microsoft Data Warehouse Toolkit: With SQL Server 2008 R2 and the Microsoft Business Intelligence Toolset
If you are planning on building a Data Warehouse using Microsoft SQL Server, this is a must read. The books covers several elements of a Data Warehouse stack, from ETL (using IS) all the way through to BI using Analysis Services.
Step by step examples of how to set up SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). Supported by examples which can be downloaded from the website.
A good practical guide to creating a Data Warehouse using SQL Server with plenty of examples. The author’s website is also packed full of interesting articles.
Have we missed any books from this list? Are there any other great Microsoft Books that we should add? If so, please let us know so that we can update the Best Microsoft Books list.